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Sackville-West, Vita (1892 - 1962)

also called Vita 1892-1962 English poet and novelist Born in Knole, Kent, she was educated privately, and started writing novels and plays as a child.

Sade, Marquis de, 1740-1814

( dônäsyăN' älfôNs' fräNswä' kôNt də säd ), 1740–1814, French writer and libertine. He is known as the marquis de Sade —the title he held before

Open Sagan, Carl (1934 - 1996)
Sagan, Carl (1934 - 1996)

Place: United States of America Subject : biography, astronomy US astronomer and popularizer of astronomy whose main research was on planetary

Sagan, Françoise, 1935-2004

pseudonym of Françoise Quoirez 1935-2004 French novelist Born in Cajarc, Lot, she was educated at a convent in Paris and in private schools. At the

Open Said, Edward (1935 - 2003)
Said, Edward (1935 - 2003)

Born in Jerusalem in 1935, the literary critic, campaigner, and postcolonial scholar, Edward Said, spent his early childhood in Jerusalem and Cairo,

Sainte-Beuve, Charles Augustin

1804-69 French writer and critic Born in Boulogne-sur-Mer, he was educated at the Collège Charlemagne in Paris, and then studied medicine (1824-27).

Open Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de
Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de

(Antoine-Marie-Roger de Saint-Exupéry) äNtwän'-märē'-rôzhā' də săNtĕgzüpārē' , 1900–1944, French aviator and writer. He became a commercial pilot and

Saint-Simon, duc de Louis de Rouvroy (1675 - 1755)

( lwē də ruvrwä' dük də săN-sēmôN' ), 1675–1755, French writer of memoirs and courtier. He resigned (1702) from the army after his arrogance had

Salinger, J(erome) D(avid) (1919 - 2010)

(Jerome David Salinger) săl'ĭnjər , 1919–2010, American novelist and short-story writer, b. New York City. His considerable literary stature rests on

Sanchez, Sonia (1934 - )

Poet, Playwright Sonia Sanchez was born September 9, 1943, in Birmingham, Alabama. She studied at New York University and Hunter College in New York